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Blue Gray 100 at Cherokee Speedway Launches 2019-20 Xtreme Season

GAFFNEY, SC – The first race of the inaugural Xtreme DIRTcar Series winter tour kicks off next Sunday, Nov. 24 with the running of the 29th annual Blue Gray 100 at Cherokee Speedway. This storied event hosts some of the best Super Late Model talent from across the Southeast, coming together in a 100-lap battle for $10,000 to win. The Carolina Clash Super Late Model Series has sanctioned the year-end racing extravaganza since 2015 but will co-sanction this year’s running with DIRTcar, serving as the first race for the Xtreme …

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Ron Watson, President and Founder of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, Dies at 72

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 28, 2019) – Ron Watson, founder president of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA), died Sunday evening at the age of 72, leaving a legacy of remarkable accomplishments in creating the MSHFA, then molding it into a respected organization that honors all forms of motorsports. Watson, a native of Bloomington, Indiana, was a resident of Ormond Beach, Florida, along with his wife, Donna. They moved to Florida in 2016 when the MSHFA relocated from its longtime home in Detroit to Daytona International Speedway in …

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2019 Steel City Stampede Saturday Night Recap

SARVER, PA – Oct. 19, 2019 – 700 scored laps. 324 cars. 15 divisions. Three days of nothing but the finest racing action that Lernerville Speedway is known to provide. The 11th edition of the DIRTcar Round-up “Steel City Stampede” kicked off on Thursday night with a round of open practice for the 158 cars that entered the pit area, transitioning into Friday night Heat races that were partially completed before being moved to Saturday afternoon in an effort to find more favorable track conditions. Once the Heats and Last …

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WORTH THE WAIT!

Dave Marcuccilli captures his first DIRTcar 358-Modified Series event at Mohawk! HOGANSBURGH, NY – September 13, 2019 – Martin Belanger – Dave Marcuccilli solidified his rookie of the year nomination status as he held off stars Billy Dunn and Ryan Arbuthnot for his first DIRTcar 358 Modified Series win. Coming in third in the Series points, Marcuccilli was pretty happy in the winner’s circle: ‘’The track rubbered up and kept hitting my marks and very happy with the win here tonight especially with about nothing left on my right rear …

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Rudolph Full Throttle at Airborne

Erick Rudolph too much for Lance Willix, passes late to win at Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway PLATTSBURGH, NY – August 20, 2019 – Home-track hero Lance Willix II passed two of the best DIRTcar 358 Modified Series drivers Erick Rudolph and Mike Mahaney on a mid-race restart. Willix battled tooth and nail until a lap 90 red flag incident stopped the race. On the restart, Erick Rudolph got the better of No. 31 and powered on to visit Victory Lane. Tim Fuller battled hard inside the top five all race and …

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Buzzie Reutimann Isn’t Slowing Down Anytime Soon

For more than six decades Emil “Buzzie” Reutimann has been behind the wheel of a race car. The Zephyrhills, Florida native is known in the racing community as a “racer’s racer” as he personifies what it means to be old school. He still works on his cars, he still loves to compete, and he still has his family with him — or at least close by in Gator Pond Pits while he’s parked infield at Volusia Speedway Park for DIRTcar Nationals. Buzzie’s list of accomplishments are astounding. Winning the first-ever Super DIRTcar …

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Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions

Pelletier and Beauchamp Winners, Root and Roy Champions By Tim Baltz BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 – The DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Tour was ready to close out 2018 as Kevin Root held a 24-point lead over former Series champion Brad Rouse. At the drop of the green flag it was Alan Fink taking the lead from the pole over Martin Pelletier, Cedric Gauvreau, Ryan Scott and Devin Willis. The Brewerton and Fulton Speedway regular was the dominant force in the early laps as he pulled away from the field …

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Race Day (Sunday, October 14) – Eldora Speedway (OH) – DIRTcar Modifieds

Today (Sunday, October 14) is Race Day. The third and final day of one of the most historic weekends in the long storied history of Eldora Speedway (OH), concludes with the “Last Call For Them All”. The DIRTcar Modifieds join the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for a special Sunday Afternoon/Evening of entertainment to conclude the “Best Of Both Worlds” weekend at the 1/2 (0.500) mile high-banked dirt oval. Cars are on the track starting at 4:30p.m. If you can’t make it to Rossburg, OH today, Here’s the …

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DIRTcar Fall Nationals Will Determine 2018 National Champions in Seven Divisions

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 to host the 23rd annual event for the first time by Matt Prieur CONCORD, NC — Sept. 27, 2018 — The 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals will be hosted by a new venue for the first time in event history. The prestigious event is heading west for the 2018 racing season as the newly rebranded 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals, the traditional season-ending weekend for national DIRTcar points, will be held at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, in Pevely, MO, on Thursday through Saturday, …

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Big Money on the Line in DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Double-Header

CONCORD, NC – July 30 – The DIRTcar 358 Modified North Region Series gets back to racing action in a big way with a double-header at Brockville Speedway and Mohawk International Speedway. The North Region has an exceptionally strong contingent of DIRTcar 358 Modifieds making life difficult for the tour regulars to invade. However, at Cornwall Speedway earlier in the year, Super Matt Sheppard started in the back of the field and used all 150 laps to inch his way to the front. Late in the race Sheppard passed another …

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Jacob Hawkins & Donnie Jeschke Score Eldora Dirt Derby Victories

DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Stock Cars take part in the sixth annual Eldora Dirt Derby ROSSBURG, OH — Jul. 17-18, 2018 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and DIRTcar Stock Cars were on hand as part of sixth annual Dirt Derby at Eldora Speedway (OH) with special Invitational Features on Wednesday, July 18. The same two divisions also raced a full show during the Tuesday Night Tailgate on July 17 at Eldora Speedway. While the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series headlined the two days of action at the fast half-mile high-banked dirt oval, the …

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DIRTcar UMP Modified DIRTcar Nationals Points: As of 2/11

SPOT CAR # NAME 6-Feb 7-Feb 8-Feb 9-Feb 10-Feb 11-Feb TOTAL 1 2 NICK HOFFMAN 75 80 80 70 78 383 2 8 KYLE STRICKLER 70 70 75 75 75 365 3 35 DAVID STREMME 80 75 53 60 60 328 4 24z ZEKE MCKENZIE 60 37 51 55 68 271 5 18L MICHAEL LONG 51 65 29 51 70 266 6 25 TYLER NICELY 16 60 28 75 80 259 7 96m MIKE MCKINNEY 37 28 70 65 55 255 8 36 KENNY WALLACE 53 26 60 49 51 …

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Volusia Speedway Park to Celebrate 50 years of Racing

Volusia Speedway Park to Celebrate 50 years of Racing Weekly competition kicks off March 17th. BARBERVILLE, FL — Jan. 25, 2018 — While DIRTcar Nationals participants and spectators will be the first to enjoy the renovations to Volusia Speedway Park, weekly racers will continue to reap the rewards all year long as the Speedway re-opens for the 2018 season. The 50th season of weekly racing will begin on Saturday, March 17 and will continue well into November on Saturday nights. For two days; Sunday, March 11 and Monday, March 12 …

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Volusia Speedway Park Gets a $300,000 Safety Upgrade for DIRTcar Nationals

BABERVILLE, FL — Jan. 23, 2018 — In honor of Volusia Speedway Park’s 50th anniversary, the World’s Fastest Half-Mile has received a major facelift over the winter months. When DIRTcar Nationals kicks off in two weeks, on February 6, racers and fans alike will benefit from over $300,000 of upgrades geared toward keeping them safe at the premier dirt racing facility in the country. The bulk of the work done at Volusia Speedway Park went into securing the track’s perimeter with over 1200 feet of new catch fence, concrete retaining …

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